Strategic investments and Scientific Award announcements mark ICRISAT’s 84th Board Meeting

The announcement of new strategic investments for research, marked the 84th meeting of ICRISAT’s Governing Board. Held at Lilongwe, Malawi, from April 16 – 18, 2018, the meeting also saw the announcement of ICRISAT’s highest scientific award.

The strategic investments of US$ 200,000 each were for an innovative collaboration with Dow-DuPont and for support to socio-economics research. The new Systems Biology and partnerships for research as well as the significant Master Alliance Agreement with Dow DuPont were presented by Dr Rajeev Varshney while Dr Michael Hauser emphasized the need for more socio-economic research.

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